Registry: 1974 MG MGB MkIII

Dave Hughes's Silver Member 1974 MG MGB MkIII – “Blew”
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2nd Owner; family has owned the car since 1981. No emissions. Petronix distributor, electronic ignition, flamethrower coil. Complete rebuild of original dual SU HIF4 carbs 10/2017. New SU electronic fuel pump, new H2O pump, thermostat, radiator, cooling hoses, vacuum hoses, air cleaners, and control cables. Rebuilt evaporative loss canister. Brake and clutch master/slave rebuilt 4/2016. New front discs, pads, and bearings 11/17. New brake lines, rear shoes, drums completed 2/18. New rear leaf springs, shocks, links and poly bushings done 2/18. Original RoStyle wheels blasted, powder coated, masked and painted in 1/18.

Most of work done by owner in 2017 and 2018. General tune up and brakes/clutch completed in 2016 by Aron’s Auto, Concord, CA.

To do: heater fan/core repair/replacement, front suspension.

Vehicle Information

Owner: Dave Hughes Silver Member   [Footsoldier]
Location: El Dorado Hills, CA, USA USA
Status: Running

Model Year:1974
Build Date:1974-03-01
Original Colour:Teal Blue
Current Colour:Teal Blue
Engine Type:4 Cyl 3 Main
Engine Code:18V672ZL29999
Transmission:4 Sync
Last Updated:2018-02-26 11:28:40
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Factory: Abingdon, England
Make: MG
Engine: B-Series (1.2-2.4L) 4cyl
Body Type: 2 Seat Roadster
Series: MGB MkIII (1970-1979)
Market: USA, Left Drive
Model Year: 1974
Car Number: 345416
Engine Size: 1798cc
Engine Type: Vertical (inline)
Engine Code: 672Z
Code Re: Exhaust emission control
Code Bf: Lucas 16ACR or 17ACR alternator, negative earth
Code Pf: Pre-engaged starter motor (non standard)
Code Ck: Anti-run on valve
Code We: Center gear change
Code Z: Carburetor crankcase ventilation, evaporative loss control and twin carburetors.
Code L: Low compression
Engine Number: 29999

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Vehicle History

This vehicle's information was last updated on 2018-02-26 11:28:40

Changes from 2017-11-10 13:58:01 to previous 2017-11-03 10:11:53
Nickname Blue → Blew
Changes from 2017-11-03 10:11:53 to previous 2017-10-28 19:16:00
Nickname California Blue → Blue
Changes from 2017-10-28 19:03:47 to previous 2016-07-26 01:56:39
Nickname added   California Blue
Changes from 2016-07-26 01:56:39 to previous 2005-06-28 18:34:32
Colour Blue → Teal Blue

Ownership History

Date Owner ID Notes
Jul 26, 2016 Dave Hughes  USASilver Member Added to Registry (ID 2326)

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